Metropolitan Lazar: the Crimean diocese in favour of retaining the unity of the UOC

Metropolitan Simferopolsky and Crimea Lazar

The Orthodox Crimea pray for his Beatitude the tenure of Metropolitan Onufriy and advocate for the preservation of the canonical unity of the UOC.

Metropolitan of Simferopol and Crimea Lazar on behalf of the Orthodox Crimeans expressed support for the Primate of the UOC Metropolitan Onufry. On November 16, reports “Interfax”.

“The clergy and flock of the Simferopol and Crimean diocese, with one heart and one mind in favor of preserving the canonical unity of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church and asking the Lord of Heaven and earth on the prevention of schism,” – said “Interfax” the Metropolitan Lazar.

The head of the diocese of Simferopol said that Crimean Orthodox daily thank God for “an experienced helmsman, who makes tireless care for the Ukrainian Orthodox Church Metropolitan Onufry” and asked “to strengthen him in his Ministry.”

As reported by PWC, informed the Primate and faithful of the canonical Church testified to the bishops and clergy of Mukachevo, Tulchinsky, Rivne, Kherson, Zhytomyr, Chernihiv, Odesa, Dnipropetrovsk and other dioceses of the UOC.

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